List of motor vehicle deaths in Japan by year

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List of motor vehicle deaths in Japan by year

This is a list of motor vehicle deaths in Japan by year. Deaths are currently defined by those who die within 30 days of the date of the accident, but 1980 and before are one day accident deaths. Fatalities reached a record high in 1970. The Index base year is 1989. (Index=100)

Per population, fatalities are 1/4 in 2008 of that of 1970, and per kilometer are one sixth in 2007 of the 1970 rate. The total for 2012 was 4,411 deaths.[1] and 2016 has dropped to 3,904 deaths, of this 2,138 were over aged 65 or 54.8% of the total.[2]

year deaths* injuries(1000s) registered vehicles(1000s) population(1000s) vehicle km(blns)
number idx number idx number idx number idx number idx
1952 4,696
1970 16,765 151 981.1 120 28,390 37 103,720 84 2.26 38
1976 9,734 88 614.0 75 40,890 54 113,094 92 3.097 52
1980 8,760 79 598.7 73 52,250 69 117,060 95 3.891 65
1985 9,261 84 681.3 84 67,040 88 121,049 98 4.494 71
1990 11,227 101 790.3 97 78,110 103 123,611 100 6.286 105
1994 10,649
1995 10,679 96 922.7 113 84,970 112 125,570 102 7.203 120
1996 9,942
1997 9,640
1998 9,211
1999 9,006
2000 9,066 82 1155.7 142 89,250 117 126,926 103 7.757 129
2001 8,747
2002 8,326
2003 7,702
2004 7,358
2005 6,871 62 1156.6 142 91,380 120 127,768 104 7.689 128
2006 6,352
2007 5,744 52 1034.4 127 91,170 120 127,771 104 N/A
2008 5,155 127,700 104
2009 4,914 44 908.9 111 127,600 104
2010 4,863 128,056
2011 4,612 127,799
2016 3,904 (pre) 35 -

Notes: Death definition before and after 1980 are not exactly comparable (1-day vs 30-day) but have this additional margin of error.

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